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Fractions and Decimals Worksheets - Page 13

Fractions and Decimals Worksheets
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 121.  
A bottle has 5.50 pints of milk. Express the decimal as a fraction.
a.
5 1 2
b.
5 50 100
c.
550 100
d.
550 1000


Solution:

5.50
[Original decimal number.]

= 5 50 / 100
[As there are two digits after decimal point, write the decimal as a fraction with denominator 100.]

= 5 50÷50 / 100÷50
[Divide the numerator and denominator by their GCF, 50.]

= 5 1 / 2
[Simpify.]

So, the equivalent fraction of the decimal number 5.50 is 5 1 / 2.


Correct answer : (1)
 122.  
Sunny cut 2.4 inches long color paper to paste it on one side of a cube. Express the decimal as a fraction.
a.
23 5
b.
32 5
c.
22 5
d.
21 3


Solution:

2.4
[Original decimal number.]

= 2 4 / 10
[As there is one digit after decimal point, write 0.4 as a fraction with denominator 10.]

= 2 4 ÷ 210 ÷ 2
[Divide the numerator and denominator by their GCF, 2.]

= 22 / 5
[Simplify.]

So, the equivalent fraction of the decimal number 2.4 is 22 / 5.


Correct answer : (3)
 123.  
Nathan wants to buy a leather flask worth $47.95. Write the price of the a leather flask as a fraction.
a.
$481 6
b.
$4721 22
c.
$4719 20
d.
None of the above


Solution:

47.95 = 4795100
[Express decimal as a mixed number.]

= 4795÷5100÷5
[Divide 95 and 100 by their GCF 5.]

= 471920

The price of the a leather flask is $4719 / 20.


Correct answer : (3)
 124.  
Jerald had 6 7 of a apple. Write the decimal form for the fraction of the apple.
a.
0.98
b.
0.857
c.
0.88
d.
None of the above


Solution:

67 = 0.857
[Divide numerator with denominator.]

The decimal form for the fraction of apple is 0.857


Correct answer : (2)
 125.  
Holly had 1 lb of cornflakes. She gave 0.45 lb of it to her friend Kelsey. Express the quantity of cornflakes Holly gave to Kelsey as a fraction.
a.
9 22
b.
1 2
c.
10 21
d.
9 20


Solution:

0.45 = 45100
[Convert the decimal number to a fraction.]

= 45÷5100÷5
[Divide the numerator and the denominator by their GCF, 5.]

= 920
[Simplify.]

Holly gave 9 / 20 lb of cornflakes to Kelsey.


Correct answer : (4)
 126.  
Dennis bought stamps for $32.60. Express the cost of the stamps as an equivalent fraction.
a.
$326 100
b.
$3260 100
c.
$323 50
d.
$323 5


Solution:

32.60 = 3260100
[Convert the decimal part to fraction.]

= 32(60÷20)(100÷20)
[Divide the fraction by 20, the GCF of 60 and 100.]

= 3235
[Simplify.]

The equivalent fraction for the cost of the stamps is $323 / 5.


Correct answer : (4)
 127.  
The model represents a fraction. Choose the decimal for the model.


a.
0.125
b.
0.215
c.
0.225
d.
0.625


Answer: (d)


Correct answer : (4)
 128.  
The model represents a fraction. Choose the decimal for the model.

a.
0.50
b.
0.75
c.
0.25
d.
0.57


Answer: (b)


Correct answer : (2)

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